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. >>> demonstrators in washington call on u.s. the do more in relation to the kidnapped ghirls nigeria. >>> world press freedom day. >>> on the trail of a deadly disease that found its way to indiana. >>> and the n.b.a.'s latest move to oust clippers' owner donald sterling. . >>> hugs and relief in ukraine as seven european observers held by separatists are freed. it comes a day after fighting in the southern city of odessa killed dozens of pro-russia activists, many in a clash. today the city held visuals to commemorate the dead. at this hour ukraine inches closer to civil war. the military is stepping up its offensive. the conflict is spreading to other parts of the country. paul brennan has the latest from the eastern city of konstantinovka. >> reporter: burning cars and dabry were evidence of what looked like a day of fighting between ukranian soldiers and pro-russian separatists. vehicles and tyres became barricades, set alike to try to keep the government troops at bay. >> there's a lot of victims from both sides, from the civilians and fighters. people who were going to work were insecured
america. >>> the u.s. has offered to help in locating around 300 young girls abducted in nigeria. it's been more than two weeks since the school girls were kidnapped. frustrated parents have been calling on the government to get help from other countries. dodgeses much people held a rally. they say the government knows where the girls are being hidden but it's not taking any action to gain their freedom. >> we don't know what it is. the government is not doing anything else. everyone is speaking up about this except the government. why 234 lives is not that important to them to do something about that? we are tired of silence. >> the state department still advising on investigative techniques. secretary of state john kerry called it an uncon shownable crime. >> we spoke earlier to jon campbell. he says the boka haram fighter group has been silent putting into question whether they are responsible for the abductor. the government's response has been badly coordinated, there have been demonstrations essentially designed to pressure the government to step up efforts and do something wha
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in washington today to demand safe return of at least 223 school girls kidnapped in nigeria more than two weeks ago. critics of the nigerian government say officials aren't doing enough to try to rescue these girls and return them. >> and this was the scene in new york where dozens tried to bring attention to the matter. this comes as secretary of state john kerry is in africa where he pledged support to help the nigerian government. >> let me be clear. the kidnapping of hundreds of children by obamacare a har a.m. is unconscionable. we will do everything to support the nigerian government to return these young women to their homes. >> they're accused of abducting them from a boarding school. the group opposes education and human rights groups say the kidnappers use the girls as sex slaves. it is not known where they are now. officials think they were trucked into a remote forest. the failure to find the girls inspired people to speak out around the world, many using the #bringbackourgirls. >> that's the rally cry for nigerians on social media, expressing anguish and trust trags with how they'r
the kidnapping of 276 school girls in nigeria. these are live pictures now of a rally now in new york. demonstrators demand more be done to rescue the girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ago. u.s. secretary of state john kerry in ethiopia says the perpetrators must be brought to justice and urge supporting the nigerian government in finding the girls. police say 53 of the girls managed to escape. let's go live to new york. rosa flores is covering that rally. rosa, a kidnapping in nigeria, but voices being raised right there. >> reporter: you know, fred, this is just a parent's worst nightmare. imagine your daughter goes to school one day and then never comes back because they have been kidnapped by known militant group. this group has been recognized by the u.s. government as a terrorist organization, so take a look around me. this is what this group of people are protesting today because they're asking the world to pay attention to these more than 200 girls who have been kidnapped. so you'll see there's a lot of people here. there are several hundred people. if you listen
steps to make sure security not receive the people. the crisis in nigeria since then and central african of pollock urging africans to demand stability and financial development carries calling for expansion of american as well pre >> : evidence of area men are still looking for passengers from the seventh sunken ferry. opening six rooms on the third and fourth floor of their also combing areas that they are researched just in case. so far 230 bodies have been recovered the ferry was carrying forged and six people was a high school students when it sank people 16174 people survived. airline harry spotted in downtown manhattan this tack to see us what they arrived thursday for the party members of rest of my this have been abuzz for speculation whether prince harry and william will be traveling to the city for a weekend wedding. airline tel >> : sit lottery officials said he paid $5 for california lucky life ticket addled 7- eleven he will take a nudie option will pay him $2,500 per week for the next 25 years. my phone has stopped ringing since saturday night >> : retired truck driver say
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to aljazeera.com. i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
militants draggling them away from their school in nigeria. 276 are still missing. heather, this story is practically unglues me it's so awful. >> everyone in the capitol is distraught. >> what's the latest. do they even know where these girls are? whether they're alive? is this ransom for real? >> i don't know about the ransom. we have gotten reports from the field about ransom requests and also the militants actually trying to sell the girls for wives for as little as $12. but all of those reports are unconfirmable. the latest is now the number of girls is growing. originally we were told it was 129 girls kidnapped. now they're saying it was almost 300 and most of them are still missing. >> how were they kidnapped? out of a dormitory in the middle of the night? >> no, apparently these girls were all in school. and the militants came to them dressed in uniform and told them there was going to be an attack. and this area is very volatile. it would be very easy for them to believe there would be a >>> with the exception of two who were reportedly killed by snake bites, but there's no ph
. nigeria's missing girls concern and anger growing around the globe. a stunning estimate of how many were actually kidnapped. how they did it? a new theory that might explain how the ancient egyptians build the pyramids. >>> they call them the thread head. the music and music fans that helped bring back new orleans. richelle, the briefing. >> in odessa in the south of be you ukraine, pro-russian forces in the east. more than 500 are nearly dead in a landslide that wiped out an entire north afghanistan village, authorities not helpful. more than 2,000 people thrif there. authorities expect more mudslides in the coming days. >>> and in northern ireland, police have 48 more hours to question gerry adams the leader of the political party sinn fein. being held with the possible commission of a murder. murder in this case was a belfast widow, raising questions about the stability of the province's catholic protestant government. we should know more john. >> thank you richelle. calls mers, the middle east respiratory viers. the health care worker in indiana came down with the virus, first detect
in a ride-along. >>> nigeria admits dozens more girls may have been kidnapped from a school an originally thought. >>> mexico's government is trying to disarm vigilante groups that have been battling drug cartels. they want the vigilantes to re-organise and join government forces. we rode along with vigilantes and experienced first hand the power they wield. >> reporter: we are here to meet a wealthy farmer. he left his arch ards four months ago to coordinate vigilantes. i wanted to know why. >> many of the leaders are businessmen. they own lime or advocardo plantations. others are fieldworkers or returning migrants. some of them are professional mercenaries. we followed the group as they patrol the area. it was clear how much authority they have gained here. on the road they forced this state prison van to stop. >> reporter: they believe some state employees have been trying to get the cartel members out of the town. >> the policemen put up no resistance. >> they were clear to drive on of the the power dynamic was obvious. these sorts of scenes are going on all over the area. government
for survivors in afghanistan after an entire village is buried by a land slide. confusion in nigeria as police reveal more girls were kidnapped than initially thought. >>> i'm barbara in europe. a new push by ukrainian troops to regain buildings controlled in the east. er >>> we start with that landslide in afghanistan which has buried an entire village in the country's north a local governor now saying up to 2,000 people could be missing. rescue teams are now at the scene. janna has more. >> reporter: the side of a mountain gone, and a whole village and its people buried, and the deputy governor says local rescue teams don't have the machinery they need to dig out those who may still be alive. they don't even have enough shovels. but help is coming. the un office said that nato troops are in touch with the afghan army. it said . . . officials say the landslide is caused by heavy rains that have effected five provinces. in the past week, flash floods have left at least 180 people dead. but the scale here is totally different and the mourning has already begun. there are also fears there may be
. and alarming new details about the kidnappings in nigeria. the number of girls kidnapped now higher than reported. >> our current system has gone very far awry... >> there's huge pressure on the police to arrest and find somebody guilty >> i think the system is going to fail a lot of other people. >> you convicted the wrong person >> i find that extraordinarily disappointing... >> to keep me from going to jail, i needed to cooperate. >> somebody can push you in a death chamber >> it's not a joke >> the system with joe beringer only on al jazeera america u >>> again, we are following breaking news out of afghanistan, at least 350 people have been killed in landslide according to the united nations. the fear is the number could grow into the thousands. the slide reportedly burying an entire village in the country's northeast. we're joined by phone now from a correspondent from kaboul. what do we know of the extent of the injuries and casualties. >> reporter: the slide is believed to be been caused by heavy rainfall, and in district [ inaudible ] bordering with china, and now local official
. the number of missing in nigeria is rising. the government now saying 276 girls are missing. kidnapped from their school last month, and that is much higher than first reported. officials still don't know where the girls are. >> reporter: there has been a lot of misinformation and confusion since this attack took place on the school on april 15th. initialally, let's remember the military said 129 girls had been on abducted but within hours they were contradicted by family and some of the schoolteachers who said it was 230 girls missing, and now this latest development, the police saying that in fact more than 300 girls were kidnapped and 276 are still missing why the confusion? the police say on their part there were some students who came to that school that it is for exams. and it is starred to say how many attended the school full-time and how many showed up just for exams. we have one civil rights organization claiming that the girls have been taken across the nigeria border into countries like cameroon and chad by their abductors. the same organization say ps that the girls -- some hav
to come, alarming new details about that kidnapping of the girls in nigeria. >>> and i'm robert ray live in louisville, mississippi where an ef-4 tornado have hit this area earlier this week. how will people move forward? we'll have that report right ahead. ♪ >> surprising new details about l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. the 80-year-old is facing a serious disease. ♪ >> al jazeera america presents borderland's dramatic conclusion >> no one's prepared for this journey. >> our teams experience the heart breaking desperation >> we're all following stories of people that have died in the desert. >> and the importance... >> experiencing it, has changed me completely... >> of the lives that were lost in the desert >> this is the most dangerous part of your trip... >> an emotional finale you can't miss... >> we got be here to tell the story. >> the final journey borderland continues... only on al jazeera america >>> we have another angle of that incredible baltimore mud slide to show you. >> oh, my god! [ screaming ] >> oh, my god! >> as you can see an entire car dropping into the ra
. pro-russian gunmen shoot down a helicopter. anger and confusion in nigeria, police admit the number of kidnapped schoolgirls is 276, much higher than originally claimed. dozens killed by air strike at a market in syria's largest city. and jerry adams is held for a second day under one of the most notorious murders of the troubles. >>> but first two helicopters have been shot down during a ukrainian crackdown by pro-russian rebels. the anti-terror depreciati depreciation -- operation has inflamed tensions. jonah hall has more. >> reporter: video posted on the internet pur ports to show what the residents of slaviansk and the pro-russian separatists woke to at dawn. the ukrainian army launched what it described as large-scale anti-terrorist operation. the apparent objective for now, to form a blockade around the city. some separate advertises said they were ready to fight. >> translator: i will fight with whatever i have. it's not a rifle, but i'll fight with my hands and strangle them so they won't mess with my land. >> reporter: the ministry of defense confirms that two ukrainian he
down the world. bill: the point. this group in nigeria frankly has seen very little media attention is downright brutal. thank you for your time. >> thank you. martha: bill o'reilly going up the media for what he says mostly ignoring the benghazi scandal. >> a scandal, that is proof the american press is dishonest. martha: coming up we will be base that. bill: and saying u.s. forces should have gotten th benghazi o save the lives of four americans who died that night. colonel ralph peters on that. >> even if you do not think there is one chance in hell you connect to those americans you try, you go after them. our military is put on a short leash. martha: we have some breaking news for you. the house oversight committee chairman darrell issa has issued a subpoena for john kerry to testify before congress about the ins and outs of the benghazi documents, 40 some of which have had some light shed on them this weekend brought a whole lot of attention back to this benghazi story. requiring john kerry to appear before the committee to answer the question at a public hearing on may 21. th
running campaign of terror by the group who want to create an islamic state in nigeria. over 1500 people have died this year as a result of their attacks. >> renewed warnings south sudan's conflict could ascend into genocide. they come from the u.s. secretary of state. he has arrived in the fledgling state. john kerry made renewed threats of sanctions and raised hopes more peacekeeping forces could be deployed to halt the bloodshed. he was speaking on thursday after holding talks with foreign ministers from ethiopia, uganda, and kenya. >> there are very disturbing indicators of the kind of ethnic tribal, targeted, nationalistic killings taking place that raise serious questions. were they to continue in the way they have been going could present a serious challenge to the international community with respect to the question of genocide. it is our hope that could be avoided. >> just coming in on the newswire more recent comments by john kerry speaking in south sudan. he says the south sudanese president has committed to take steps towards ending violence in the fledgling state. more as we
with african union officials to discuss south sudan's conflict. >> meanwhile, a dar bomb has rocked nigeria leaving 12 people there on the outs skirts of abuja, not far from the attack that killed 70 people weeks ago. this latest blast coming days before it is set to hold the world economic forum on africa >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a checkpoint manned by soldiers and police. just a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to h hospital. >> i fell down. my brother was standing with me. >> the security agents here were on duty to stop something like this happening. so there may be questions about how such an attack could happen right under their noses. just over two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact sameplace, killing 75 people. >> the leader of boko haram claimed responsibility. he challenges the government to go after his group. >> look at us. we are right within your city, abjua, and you don't know how to find us. >> hours before this latest blast, the government told al jazeera it h
will leave it there and many thanks for joining us. to nigeria where a bomb blast killed at least 19 people, it's the second attack in two weeks and happened close to the site of a similar explosion at a bus station last month in which 75 people were killed. and evon reports. >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a check point manned by soldiers and police, a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to hospit hospital. >> in brother was standing with me. >> reporter: they were stopping something like this happening and there may be questions about how such an attack could happen under their noses. two weeks ago a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact same place killing 75 people. the leader takes responsibility for the attack at the bus station in the video and in it he challenges the government to go after his group. >> translator: we are right within your city and you don't even know how to find us. >> reporter: hours before this latest blast the government told al jazeera it has a situation under control. t
. >> from the bbc russian service# thank you. >>> now to nigeria in abuja. it's rocked by deadly i violence. an explosion has killed 19 and injured 60 more. that's according to the director of the country's emergency management about say. the car bomb targeted a bus station in the same place struck by a car bomb last month that killed 70 people. the i lammist group boko haram claimed responsibility. they are thought to be behind the 230 schoolgirls missing in the north of the country. the bbc has been to the seen of the blast. >> reporter: for theáuw&z cleanp after the bomb blast down here, the debris of this powerful explosion. if you come over this way, you can see the wreckage of some cars that were exploded during the blast. police officers here as well as the military and all sorts of people here really wondering why on earth this place is targeted again the second time in less than three weeks. if we move the camera over this side, that areañbuo# over there the bus station. that's where the bomb exploded killing more than 70 people. we don't know if this was boko haram. they said th
to juva to talks to try to end the fighting in south sudan. >>> 12 are killed in nigeria's capital in an explosion. >>> most of these students are boys - where are the girls? we follow up on promises of equal education in china. >>> ukraine's interior minister says a pilot has been killed after pro-russian separatists fired anti-aircraft missiles at kiev forces in slovyansk. earlier the government was trying to retake the town of slovyansk. gunfire and blasts could be herd there. we go to donetsk. what are you hearing about the events, jonah? the referee: well, over the last few hours >> reporter: well, over the last few hours it's been what has been heard, the minister posted on facebook in the last few hours, as he's want to do, suggesting that the operation was launched, an anti-terrorist part of a phase that has been going on for the last few weeks now. at 4:. 30 this morning, aimed at the roadblocks on the city of slav. his suggestion that nine checkpoints are under the control of ukranian forces. in the process two helicopters are down, one shot down, one suffering an em
nigeria. relatives are angry at the government's failure to secure their release. however, the minister of interior denied that the country is losing the battle against the group and said he was confident that all of the abducted girls would be returning home skoon soon. >> it is far from the truth. let me tell you, terrorism is not a unique phenomenon. they have not been used to that. so the traditional practice that can be used to fight the common criminals and crimes. so far the government has taken every step to change the tackics and amend their ways and ensure this. this spread across nigeria and today they are pushed and confined to eastern nigeria. so the war against terror is on pause and the government forces are winning the war. the necessary forces are available to them to assure the release of these children and they are returning home alive and well. i can tell you that the government is concerned about the whether abouts and the conditions of these children. >> in turkey, the protestor are taking to the streets. we have a report from istanbul. they are using tear gas and
and those in power whose critics accuse those in power of abusing it. >> nigeria's government has told august that it's finding it hard to deal with radical groups, but says it's capable to deal with the challenge. more than 200 girls are still missing from the state or abducted two weeks ago. civil society groups are angry at the government's failure to secure their release. we report. >> these protestors including relatives demand the immediate release of more than 200 school girls. they are angry at the governments response to the kidnapping that happened two weeks ago. the radical group is believed to be behind the abductions. >> you know the insurgents also have their own ways of operating and one challenge you have is that let me use the word defenseless. if you are dealing with somebody you know one-on-one, you can come out and let us talk, but it creates that problem, you know, when we are dealing with people that are faceless, with a group that is faceless. in times of reaching out, it's difficult to reach out to them completely, because they don't come out openly to talk and
a check of the videos captured by citizens around the world. >> nigeria demanding action from the government following the disappearance of 230 students from a northern village, most girls. instagram user capturing this demonstration as the women call for the girls to be brought back home. you may recall they were taken two weeks ago by armed men believed to be part of a militant group. >> management at an oil refinery in ghana say supply will not be affected following a deadly blast there earlier this week. that is video from it. a smoke cloud rising, people running from the scene. one was killed in the explosion. >> the heavens providing this for people in new zealand, a beautiful display lighting up the night sky. >> welcome back to aljazeera america. up next, the rallies taking place around the world today and the violence that's erupted from may day demonstrations. >> first let's check temperatures around the nation today. things appear to be getting warmer. >> a little bit. now that that front has gone through, some places have dropped but now that the front has gone thr
to protest in nigeria tomorrow in the capital. they want to put pressure on the government to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted earlier this month. the family members of the missing girls will hold a rally. >>> secretary of state, john kerry, traveling to central africa this week, focusing on regional conflicts, including fighting in the sudan, more efforts to bring peace. >> reporter: in his stronghold in nasa, the leader of south sudan's rebels receive the u.n. human rights chief. she came to south sudan to discuss the human rights situation. the situation that the rebel leader said troubled him. >> 35 minute, and gave him the concerns. about protections in the video. we received assurances from him that he himself has been investigating the human rights of violations. >> reporter: the visit took place after two recent mass killings, in the town of benty, hundreds of people who sought shelter in a hospital and a mosque were massacred. armed youth attacked civilians that thought they would be safe at a you knew base. dozens were killed, including children. >> you could
missing two weeks after they were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern nigeria, the girls were taken away in trucks and buses after a midnight raid on the dormitories by dozens of armed men. before leaving their abductors or t torched the school leaving it in ruins. the nigerian authorities are leading it on one of the most murderous terrorist organizations, an islamic fun da damtallist group that means education is dangerous. is there any indication that the girls are alive at this point? >> there have been no signs for more than a week now, tamron. for a week after they were kidnapped, some managed to escape, and we think 50. there are more than 200 still missing accord ting to the head mistress and all kinds of stories around it. the parents of these girls actu actually put money together, bought fuel and went into the very dangerous forest where boca are known to have hideouts. the parents said they passed three hamlets where the villagers said they had seen the girls with the abductors, and they finally came to a point where someone said it is way too dangerous for th
thanks for joining us. >> pleasure. >> thank you. >>> reports from nigeria say 200 girls abducted by the boarding school may have been sold into marriage. it's exactly two weeks since the girls were taken in the nighttime raid on their school. it's thought the raid was staged by the group boko haram. i spoke to our correspondent for the latest. >> it's been difficult to find out what's going on especially from the government which hasn't given much away. sources are telling us several things. girls are not kept in one particular place, one camp. they're being moved around. sources tell us they've been spotted being move add cross the lake a lake. we have reports unconfirmed from the area they're taken from, girls have been sold off for as little as $15 each. that's what we're hearing from that part of the country. >> what do we know about what the government has been trying to do if anything to help the families and help the girls? >> initially we were told many had been rescued. that turned out there appeared to be a disconnect between different government agencies dealing with t
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